In this minute of Kenneth Branagh’s 2011 film ‘Thor,’ Loki arrives at Heimdall’s Observatory and gives Heimdall an icy reception. Agent Coulson and his team look at the Bifrost site only to have some sort of swirling storm appear overhead. Robin Burdge from Karate Kid Minute and Travis Bow from Reel Comic Heroes, Marvel Events Timeline and Watchmen Minute join us today!
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Get Started:MMM Season 3 • Iron Man 2
We’re gearing up for the public release of Marvel Movie Minute season 3 and our minute-by-minute take on ‘Iron Man 2’. To get you ready, we offer this backgrounder complete with a comic book curriculum so that you can get your arms around the lore that served as seed to the film.
The day has arrived! In case you’re just tuning in, this is technically minute zero of Iron Man 2. We figured many of you might be joining us for the first time so we’ve created this episode to begin as we embark on the minute by minute dissection of Tony Stark’s second outing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Obsessive movie trivia? Check. Weird comparisons? Check. Unbelievably strange pop culture references? Check! Let’s begin!
We begin minute one with a tour of the good and the bad of sequels with the number 2 in them. Then the real discussion begins with Paramount, Jon Favreau and the state of Marvel Studios all the way back in 2010. We dive into some deep motion graphic history of company logos and go back to the first Iron Man movie and add in some Russian landmarks for good measure. Bonus: we’ve got a Yugo, our first, mind-blowing edition of Meanwhile in MCU and a “boyd” sighting!
We confess our love for some movies featuring Russians and Val Kilmer. Why? You’ll understand because there’s a connection between one of them and this minute. But wait, we’ve got our first brand new character introduced in Iron Man 2. Not human, but it’s ok. There’s discussion of press conference cameras and we introduce everyone’s favorite antagonist family: the Vanko’s! If you love Yevgeni Lazarev and/or Mickey Rourke then this minute’s for you.